Abertay University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
If nutrition and health is your passion this programme is for you. You will learn how nutrition impacts our wellbeing and society and how to prepare sustainable, nutritionally balanced foods using secure food supply chains. Both the Food and Consumer Science and the Food, Nutrition and Health programmes share curriculum in the first two years, allowing you to transfer easily between them in line with your career goals. Gain professional experience in relevant fields during a 10-week work placement. Develop your practical skills in Abertay's state-of-the-art food labs and kitchens. Network with students and the food industry at Food Innovation@Abertay. The programme is aligned to the General Teaching Council (GTC) requirements for Home Economics teaching careers and is aligned for accreditation by the Association for Nutrition (AfN).
Core modules (subject to change over time) - Fundamentals of Nutrition; Properties of Food; Nutrition through the Lifespan; Public Health Nutrition & Health Promotion; Food Characterisation; Nutrion & the Consumer; Clinical Nutrition 1; Food Behaviour; Placement; Public Health 2; Clinical Nutrition 2 and Honours Project. Other modules that may be offered (subject to change over time) - Fundamentals of Food Preparation; Biology Principles & Practice; Food Design & Promotion; Law; Professional Development for Placement and Current Topics in Food.
A variety of teaching methods from traditional lectures to tutorials and case studies, drawing examples from industry linked projects, through collaboration with FoodInnovation@Abertay. The students have an opportunity to gain real life experience through the 10 week-long placement at Year 3, giving them the opportunity to put into practice their academic learning. You will be assessed by coursework, class tests, online assessments, exam presentations, vivas and projects.
How to apply
This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.
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15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Abertay Campus|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||MMM||
Applied Science (Medical Science)
Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Health and Social Care
Health and Social Care (Health Sciences)
Health and Social Care (Health Studies)
Health and Social Care (Social Care)
Sport (Development, Coaching and Fitness)
Sport (Outdoor Adventure)
Sport (Performance and Excellence)
Sport and Exercise Sciences
Travel and Tourism
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3|
Applicants should have National 5/GCSE Maths at grade C/4
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|